9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Kemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Mumbai, India to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in September, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 14°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): experience the excitement of Feelapland, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey planner .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kemi day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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Traveling by flight from Kemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Kemi in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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